The Closet @ Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery

1 Jun – 1 Jun 2024

Please join us as we celebrate the start of Pride Month with the opening event for 'The Closet' upstairs in Gallery Two!

Artist panel & curatorial talk starts at 4:00 pm

Official opening event is at 5:30pm 'The Closet', curated by Carrie McCarthy, celebrates 10 artists who identify as being part of the LGBTIQ+ community and whose practices chronicle the experience of growing up in repressive or hostile environments. These artists highlight the diversity of voices and experiences within the queer community, and the multitude of ways LGBTIQ+ people learn to survive and thrive in the face of ultra conservative tenets and suppression.

Exhibiting artists: James Barth, Troy-Anthony Bayliss, Jorge Britto, Courtney Coombs, Easton Dunne, James Gleeson, Aaron Hoffman, Patrick Lester, Peter Waples-Crowe, William Yang

Free event – all welcome!

Live entertainment and light refreshments

No bookings required

Contact Name: Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery

Contact Number: (07) 4130 4750
Email: brgadmin@bundaberg.qld.gov.au

Image Credit: Patrick Lester, Bundy R. Bear, 2018, digital print on paper

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